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Hungary, 1963 (MIFF 1980)

Director: István Szabó

István Szabó's short film about one of his favourite parts of his native Budapest complements his other short "City Map".

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This a love poem to a young girl of Budapest . It discovers the beauty in every movement of the beloved, holds and eternalizes her passing smile, finds her everywhere, follows her moods. ... More »

25, FIREMAN’S STREET

This film, by Hungarian director Istvan Szabo, won the major prize at the 1974 Locarno festival. As the title might indicate, the film deals with the inhabitants of an apartment building in Budapest ... More »

City Map

The never resting, constantly changing mood of a city. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen. ... More »

LOVEFILM

"Szabo's concern for history could not be considered a political in the sense of providing a political perspective on Hungary. What he does show is how historical events and social convulsions affect ... More »

CONFIDENCE

Szabo's newest Hungarian film is yet to be seen here. However, in a recent interview published in Hungarofilm Bulletin, he explained what he wanted to communicate - ... "It was in these past few ... More »

FATHER

"In 1966 he made Father about a boy's search for his dead father. A warm, tolerant humour is immediately visible in this film which developed into a gentle irony over Szabo's next ten years (a humour ... More »

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